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Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1155

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.7 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 6 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel Core i5-2500 CPU @ 3.30GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 137.56

Overall Rank: 1949

Last Price Change: $29.99 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
4125

Single Thread Rating: 1707
Samples: 4219*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 6,542
Thread: 1,888

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz

Integer Math14,539 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,450 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers24 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9,058 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,042 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression67,424 KBytes/Sec
Physics338 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,269 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,707 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 18th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$194.30 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$29.99 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 21st of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,323
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,381
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,185
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,630
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,023
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,908
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,313
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,764
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,479
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,185
Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz
4,125
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 21st of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
219.34
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
151.82
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz
137.56
Intel Core i9-12900K
124.26
Intel Core i9-13900K
121.40
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
51.59
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 21st of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,633
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,171
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,035
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,927
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,702
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz
1,707
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2101142 - May 15 2024
4037
BL2099310 - May 12 2024
4330
BL2094882 - May 06 2024
4409
BL2091882 - May 02 2024
3481
BL2091111 - May 01 2024
4349
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz
As of 21st of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz
4,125
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T vs Intel Core i5-2500
3,315 (-19.6%)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500
4,677 (+13.4%)
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-2500
4,207 (+2.0%)
AMD Athlon X4 845 vs Intel Core i5-2500
3,804 (-7.8%)
AMD Athlon X4 950 vs Intel Core i5-2500
3,588 (-13.0%)
Intel Core i5-2300 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500
3,425 (-17.0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 840 vs Intel Core i5-2500
2,398 (-41.9%)
AMD Athlon X4 870K vs Intel Core i5-2500
3,410 (-17.3%)
AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs Intel Core i5-2500
2,379 (-42.3%)
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500
4,119 (-0.2%)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500
3,868 (-6.2%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T vs Intel Core i5-2500
3,849 (-6.7%)

Is the Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 21st of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,646
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,068
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,560
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,406
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,146
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,878
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,555
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,521
Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz
802